We are True Grit

Over 20 years of experience raising Alberta bison with uncompromising flavour


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True Grit Bison are fed minerals, hay, molasses, and oats based on their age. As bison get closer to finishing, we allow them free choice feed – meaning they have access to high quality oats, hay and water as desired.


We select our butchers based on the cleanliness of their facility, expertise, and reputation. All our butchers have been approved by Alberta Health Services and are regularly inspected.

Handling and Vaccinations

We handle bison in a low stress environment to review the animals’ overall health and to prevent worms using Ivomec. A happy herd is a healthy herd.

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Bison meat is full of flavour and packed with nutrients.

Bison meat has a lower fat content and a lower calorie count than beef. It is a complete protein – meaning it contains all 9 essential amino acids necessary for the human diet. Bison meat contains high amounts of iron, zinc, and vitamin B. Additionally, the meat has high levels of selenium – a mineral that plays a critical role for metabolic and thyroid function, and helps protect the body from damage caused by stress.

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True grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done. No moral man can have peace of mind if he leaves undone what he knows he should have done.

John Wayne

I ordered my bison in the spring. It did not disappoint! Tastes just like beef without all the fat! I love how my burgers don't shrink on the BBQ. I will definitely be ordering more this fall! If you want to support local and want high quality meat I suggest you give them a try!

Michelle GrantFacebook review

We received a beautiful sample box of the bison meat and its great tasting lean meat, zero fat! I highly recommend will be definitely ordering more.

Laurie TheriaultFacebook review

Recently received our order of meat. The quality is unmatched and the pricing was incredibly low! Ended up being cheaper than a grocery store for way better quality. Can't say enough about how easy it was to deal with True Grit and how happy I am with my order.

Jesse SherstanFacebook review

I have had True Grit's products! Everything was excellent - from the quality of the meat to the packaging and customer service! Would definitely recommend them!

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We serve Edmonton and surrounding areas. You will be contacted when your order is ready to arrange a time for pick up or delivery, depending on your location.

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  • Edmonton
  • Leduc
  • St. Albert
  • Devon
  • Rimbey
  • Drayton Valley
  • Wabamun
  • Stony Plain
  • Spruce Grove
  • Beaumont
  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Sherwood Park
  • Morinville
  • Androssan
  • Nisku
  • Bon Accord
  • Millet
  • Wetaskiwin
  • Camrose
  • Gwynne
  • Bittern Lake
  • Hay Lakes
  • New Sarepta
  • Looma
  • Armena

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Horsepower for Hope – Kids with Cancer Society

True Grit Buffalo Ranch gives back to the community by supporting the Kids with Cancer Society as a Platinum Sponsor for Horsepower for Hope.

Frequently Asked Question

What makes your ranch different from other bison ranches?

At True Grit Buffalo Ranch, our commitment to the well-being of our majestic bison is unwavering. We understand the importance of a low-stress environment in ensuring the utmost health and happiness of these incredible creatures.

We go to great lengths to ensure that our herd receives the best possible nutrition to support their growth and vitality. Our dedicated team formulates a customized diet that includes a perfect balance of minerals, hay, molasses, and oats. These high-quality ingredients not only keep the bison well-nourished but also contribute to the exceptional flavor and tenderness of their meat.

What services do you offer at True Grit Buffalo Ranch?

At our bison ranch, we take pride in offering a range of outstanding meat services to meet our customers' individual needs. First and foremost, we provide premium-quality bison meat, known for its lean and tender characteristics. We select only the finest local Alberta butchers to work with, ensuring that every cut is carefully prepared and packaged to preserve its freshness and flavour.

Ordering meat cuts by phone or online from True Grit’s Buffalo Ranch is a seamless and convenient process. We offer a wide variety of cuts and products to choose from, including our sample boxes and customizable meat packages, available in the size and amount you need to fit your budget.

Is bison meat healthy?

Bison meat is very healthy and is gaining widespread recognition as a nutritious and delicious protein option. Bison offer leaner meat compared to traditional beef, making it an ideal choice for health-conscious individuals.

Bison meat has a lower fat content compared to beef, containing significantly less marbling, which translates to reduced saturated fat levels, promoting heart health and aiding in weight management. The meat is also rich in essential nutrients such as iron, zinc, and vitamin B12.